The Van Gogh Cafe Book/Audiocassete Set Author:Cynthia Rylant Both book and cassette case in another container. — From the Back - An ALA Notable Book — A colorful building sits on Main Street in Flowers, Kansas. Because it was once a theater, years of opening nights have filled its walls with magic. Now it's the Van Gogh Cafe, releasing its spell slowly, touching all who walk through the door. The owners, Ma... more »rc and his 10-year-old daughter Clara, have seen it work. At the cafe, they know anything is possible.
One morning, a possum brings something special to the customers. In March, a lightening flash adds its energy to the kitchen. Day by day, wonders appear: magic muffins, the star, the wayward gull and the perfect name.
Cynthia Rylant, the Newberry Award-winning author of over 50 books for young people, invites you to linger for an hourin the world of a most unusual restaurant. Narrator John McDonough fills each chapter with gentleness and joy as its series of stories unfolds.« less